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CNN
Jul 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
at sfo. tail ripped off. everyone seems fine. i'm okay. surre surreal." witnesses shocked that anybody survived. >> pancaked immediately. then it kept sliding and sliding and finally stopped. you could see how the fuselage kept buckling many times. i'm surprised it didn't come apart altogether. and it was unreal. >> reporter: helicopter pictures show the trail of destruction, the impact on the stone embankment at the runway's beginning. one set of landing gear, wheels, the plane stabilizers, the very tip of the tail, debris from the plane littering the runway. officials say there was no sign of trouble before the plane crashed. the weather ideal, a clear day. all traffic using visual flight rules to land. >> 214 out of san francisco. >> air traffic controllers can be heard guiding in asiana 214 and then you can hear others in the room alerting to the crash and the stress in the voice of the air traffic controller as the emergency unfolds. [ inaudible ] >> air traffic controllers continue talking to the pilot of the now crashed asiana 214, assuring the pilot that emergency personnel are
CBS
Jul 6, 2013 6:00pm PDT
killed when s >>> one person is still missing from this morning's plane crash at sfo. two people were killed when the tail of asiana airlines' flight 214 from seoul, south korea hit just shy of the runway. >> that caused the plane to careen out of control
FOX News
Jul 7, 2013 1:00pm PDT
going at sfo even with three of the four runways open. there is still no word on when the four the runway 28 left will re-open because the charred wreckage is still out there. it remains the focus of a major federal investigation. >> gregg: literally, shoulder by shoulder sweeping across the runway, picking up and looking through the evidence there. it will be a long-term before they open up 28l. claudia, thank you from sfo. we are getting a riveting account from one of the passengers on board the asiana plane showing how everyone helped one another. >> it was slow-motion. we could not believe it was happening. you did not know if you would be dead at the end of this or not. the plane stops. the person to my left was injure ed and was unconscious. i unbuckled myself. i was hurting but not too open. i opened the door. the door we managed to get up. this were no slides. i could see the debris but looking further, i told people, we okay, come down, come down. >> gregg: no slides. he said there was no warning by the pilot or crew before the plane stopped at the end of the runway. >
CNN
Jul 7, 2013 6:00am PDT
to the passengers to brace or any emergency. we also know that sfo is under construction and the instrument landing system or ils as they call it was out of service for this particular runway. the boeing 777 has a redundant system that can be used in this case and the visual flight. they also have the old-school red light, white light landing system that pilots can actually look off into the distance and see whether or not they're too high or too low. clearly the glide path into sto was wrong and that will be where a lot of this centers on. >> and certainly we're getting a lot more eyewitness information from the survivors and rescue crews. what have we learned since last we spoke? >> reporter: the two that were killed railroad found on the runway, we understand. some of the survivors were found in the water, amazingly enough. and when that plane crashed, some of the force of that pushed seats together, trapped individuals in their seats. the plight crew asked emergency responder who arrived at the plane for their knives so they could cut passengers free and get everybody out. >> amazing stories th
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